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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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apron stringA symbol of the domestic ties binding a male to a female (as a husband to a wife or a son to a mother).Rate it:

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be motherTo pour out tea for others.Rate it:

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body of waterAny significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet, such as a river, lake or a bay.Rate it:

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break groundTo begin digging in the earth at the start of a new construction, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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break new groundTo begin excavating and levelling earth for a new building, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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by the wayHis mother will be coming for dinner tomorrow, and, by the way, she volunteered to bring dessert.Rate it:

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China syndromeA hypothetical kind of catastrophic failure in which a nuclear reactor melts through the floor of its containment system and penetrates the earth's surface, continuing downward as if (from a Western Hemispheric point of view) traveling through the planet toward China.Rate it:

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clayAn earth material with ductile qualities.Rate it:

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come down to earthTo be brought back to reality; to lose one's dreams.Rate it:

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cost the earthto be a huge expenseRate it:

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don't give me any of your guff!Depression Expression; "Don't Give Me Any Of Your Sassy, Back-Talk!"; "Don't 'Sass' ME!" "Don't Talk Back To Your Mother!"Rate it:

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down-to-earthPractical; realistic; pragmatic.Rate it:

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end of the worldEnd of habitability for life on Earth.Rate it:

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end of the worldEnd of the planet Earth.Rate it:

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everybody and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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everyone and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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everyone and their motherA large number of people; most people.Rate it:

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flat-eartherA person who believes or advocates the theory that the earth is flat.Rate it:

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go to the ends of the earthTo do everything possible to achieve something.Rate it:

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God's green earthThe world.Rate it:

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grass widowA mother out of wedlock.Rate it:

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happens once in a blue moonAn astronomical event which occurs quite infrequently and observable from the earth.Rate it:

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hell on earthA very unpleasant situation; torment, particularly when widespread.Rate it:

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inner coreThe solid material found in the centre of some planets at extremely high temperature and pressure, distinct from the liquid outer core.(geology) The innermost part of the Earth, believed to be made of a nickel-iron alloy.Rate it:

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inner coreThe innermost part of the Earth, believed to be made of a nickel-iron alloy.Rate it:

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inner coreThe innermost part of the Earth, believed to be made of a nickel-iron alloy.Rate it:

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just folksUnpretentious, informal, down-to-earth.Rate it:

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kick offTo force the weaning of a bovine cow's calf by restricting the calf's access to its mother's udders. Used figuratively or literally.Rate it:

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last trumpThe moment of God's final judgement on Earth.Rate it:

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mama's boyA male person, especially a young man or boy, who is overly attached to or influenced by his mother; a sissy.Rate it:

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mother henA female chicken who bears eggs or chicks.Rate it:

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mother henAn outspoken and overprotective woman dealing with others' affairs.Rate it:

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mother lodeA large or rich vein of gold or of another precious mineral from which other branches extend.Rate it:

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mother lodeAny source of valuable or useful material.Rate it:

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move heaven and earthTo do whatever is necessary, including extreme or unusual actions; to go to extremes.Rate it:

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necessity is the mother of innovationAlternative form of necessity is the mother of invention.Rate it:

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necessity is the mother of inventionA person who is in great need of something will find a way to get it.Rate it:

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old womanOld mother.Rate it:

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out of house and homeGlobal Checkup: How Healthy is Earth?, Science NOW.Rate it:

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outer coreThe hot liquid material found near the centre of some planets, distinct from the solid inner core.(geology) The part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.Rate it:

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outer coreThe part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.Rate it:

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outer coreThe part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.Rate it:

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refrigerator motherAn emotionally frigid mother, who does not exhibit normal care or love for her child or children.Rate it:

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salt of the earthA most worthy person.Rate it:

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salt of the earthA decent, dependable, unpretentious person.Rate it:

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scum of the earthAn unwanted individual, the worst type of person or people.Rate it:

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straighen-upMy Mother yelled this to ME on many occasions:Rate it:

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sweet Mary mother of GodUsed to add emphasis, particularly by Catholics.Rate it:

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